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Blue Moon Event

Live Painting Demo This past Friday, [highlight]I was one of a select number of artists nationwide hired by Blue Moon[/highlight] (the beer owned by MillerCoors Inc.) to perform a live painting demonstration at a Sports Bar (Art and Jake’s in Shelby Township on 23 mile road) where patrons got to experience the thrill of watching yours truly recreate live […]

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Interview – Alex Goecke and Steve Miller by CriticCar Detroit at DIA

CriticCar Detroit interviews Steve Miller and Alex Goecke at the DIA. 11/6/14 A link to a video of Alex Goecke and myself talk about our Ofrenda to Robin Williams on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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CriticCar Detroit Covered Artist Talk at DIA

CriticCar Detroit covered the artist’s talk at the DIA. 11/6/14 This video covers the artist talk at the Detroit Institute of Arts, where 28 artists talk about their ofrendas. Alex Goecke and Steve Miller are shown toward the end talking about their Ofrenda to Robin Williams.

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The Royal Oak Review – Article – Dads connect at Northwood, shine at Day of the Dead exhibition

Dads connect at Northwood, shine at Day of the Dead exhibition 11/5/14 By Victoria Mitchell C & G Staff Writer ROYAL OAK — Every day, Alex Goecke and Steve Miller maneuver through the routine of taking their kids to Northwood Elementary School, but the partnership forged at morning drop-off formed an artistic bond. “It was […]

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The DIA Ofrenda Exhibit – Opening Reception 10/24/14

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) will exhibit 28 ofrendas created by local artists from Friday, Oct. 24, to Sunday, Nov. 2. An ofrenda (offering) is an essential part of the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) holiday, a day to remember and honor the memory of deceased loved ones. Opening reception […]

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The Royal Oak Patch Article

Two Royal Oak Dads Team Up to Design Ofrenda 10/13/14 Alex Goecke and Steve Miller collaborated on a piece for Day of the Dead Exhibit at Detroit Institute of the Arts By Beth Dalbey (Patch Staff) Royal Oak residents, Alex Goecke and Steve Miller, teamed up to create an ofrenda (offering) for the Detroit Institute […]

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Accepted – The DIA Ofrenda Exhibition

Great News – 10/6/14 Alex Goecke and myself are going to have a collaborative art installation in the DIA. Needless to say, we are thrilled to be accepted. Here’s part of the email we received. Thank you for submitting to the DIA’s Ofrenda Altar program! The selection committee has reviewed all of the proposals submitted […]

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A Cow Not On Parade

A Cow Not on Parade – 9/30/14 Well, unfortunately, my cow was not selected by a “donor” at auction. However, the good people of Cow Parade are not ready to give up on seeing this idea become a reality, and neither am I. So I thought I’d put the word out and see if anyone […]

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My New Studio – The Hiatus

Introducing My New Studio – The Hiatus – April 2011 A special thanks to my friends Wendy and Troy Griffin for helping design the architecture and interior of the space, and Chris Swek of Total Home Construction Inc., for rebuilding my new studio.

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My Old Studio

My Studio On Fire – May, 2010 Back in May 2010, a strong thunderstorm blew through my neighborhood in the morning. A lightning strike hit the power lines hanging above my art studio and I watched as it burned to the ground. The entire Royal Oak fire department helped with the emergency. However, there was […]